Linear - Gang Type Setup

   



  1. The tools are mounted on the X axis. They can be either Fixed or moved into position by a pneumatic cylinder.
  2. The tools are mounted on the Z axis and the tools move into position by a pneumatic cylinder.





Setting up the tool changer


  • Go to F1-Setup screen and open Tool Changer window.
  • From the list select Press enter to open Tool Changer list and select the the Gang Tooling from the list.



Logic


Tools mounted on the X axis


This type of tool changer has the tools set in a fixed position on the X axis though one or more tools could also be moved into position using a pneumatic cylinder

  • Go to F1-Setup screen and open Tool Changer window.
  • From the list select Press enter to open Tool Changer list and select the the Gang Tooling from the list.
  • Assign Tool Changer - Outputs 1 - 6 if required.




Chucker Lathe




Tools mounted on the Z axis

  • Go to F1-Setup screen and open Tool Changer window.
  • From the list select Press enter to open Tool Changer list and select the the Gang Tooling from the list.
  • Assign Tool Changer - Outputs 1 - 6 as required


Wood Lathe





Tool Numbering